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gullet

1. a less formal name for the oesophagus
2. the throat or pharynx
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gullet

[′gəl·ət]
(anatomy)
(invertebrate zoology)
A canal between the cytostome and reservoir that functions in food intake in ciliates.
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gullet

The concave space between saw teeth.
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Experts at Cologne University, writing in the journal European Surgery, said the treatment is as safe and effective after two years as conventional surgery where part of the stomach is looped around the bottom of the gullet.
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If this muscle doesn''t work properly, stomach acid can splash up the gullet - causing a burning pain.
All await with abated breaths for Veena Malik's heartbreak over Sheik Sahib's refusal, while they equally gawk at possible fulfilling of Sheikh Sahib's whim by Prime Minister of allowing Sheikh to administer polio drops down his (PM's) gullet.
West Mercia Police said emergency services worked for hours to find the boy's body from Gullet Quarry near Malvern, Worcestershire.
Kieran Peart, 14, was diagnosed with Barrett's oesophagus, a pre-cancer of the gullet, three years ago.